Concord: 387 years ‘young’

By Joe Palumbo This week Concord is celebrating 387 year since the newly arrived English incorporated their village. September 12 is officially considered Concord’s “birthday”. But did you know that for thousands of years before the arrival of…

1780 House: Historic Home Reimagined

By Joe Palumbo Nestled on the side of the town square, fronted by the lane that leads to the North Bridge stands a solid and timeless building we know as…

January 1773…A Plea for Freedom  

By Joe Palumbo In April of 2025, we will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of the events that took place in Lexington and Concord in 1775. As we approach that...

Indecent – or not? Behind the play within a play

in·de·cent /ˌinˈdēs(ə)nt/ adjective not conforming with generally accepted standards of behavior or propriety; obscene.“the film was grossly indecent” not appropriate or fitting.“they leaped on the suggestion with indecent haste.” Why would a play...

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Concord

By Joe Palumbo Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, from his Autobiography: When I went to Morehouse as a freshman in 1944, my concern for racial and economic justice was already...

Press release from Concord’s 2025 Executive Committee:

April 19, 2025, marks the 250th anniversary of the historic battles of Concord and Lexington, a tumultuous event that began a revolution still heard around the world. As the nation prepares...

A Walk in The Past: Remembering… and not Remembering

The arrival of winter these days doesn’t always mean a dump of snow. But the temperatures and the trees and the sunlight for sure let us know we have reached...

Holiday events in Concord

Charming snow-covered homes twinkling with candlelight. Quaint village stores with sweet candy canes and delightful toys. Steaming cups of hot chocolate and cookies for carolers and shoppers. Moonlight sparkling on...